Living room tables do not only need to be practical, they will also add to your décor. If you do not have a family or have a small family and do not spend much time in the living area, then perhaps you want to purchase a more decorative table rather than a functional table. Decorative tables could be just as much fun as practical ones. They are utilized to display freshly cut pictures, figurines and flowers or whatever that is important to you. Some living rooms are homey and lived in, where others are hardly used at all and they are more of an interior decorating statement. A living room is not just a room where TV is stored, and a table may be a great centerpiece for the room where the concept of living is something besides watching TV.